The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 34 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.34% 0.99% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 1.17% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 7
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £70,000 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Security Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
298 257 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 83.01% 84.82% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 219 235 284
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Peterborough region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Peterborough

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) WATIR
3 4 (28.57%) Qualys
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) F#
3 4 (28.57%) Sahi
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Sahi
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 4 (28.57%) WATIR
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Bug Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) F#
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Qualys
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Rapid7